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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launched last spring, but it wasn't long before new rumors started leaking about the new Galaxy S9. Here are all the rumours relating to what we assume will be called the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ when they launch, apparently... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 hardware details leak out ahead of MWC unveiling

Samsung Galaxy S9 hardware details leak out ahead of MWC unveiling

By Elyse Betters

Samsung is set to announce the Galaxy S9 at MWC 2018 next month, so the leaks are pouring in at this point.The latest leak comes from ETNews, which has reported a bunch of details about what the device might feature. It has claimed the Galaxy S9 will... Read more

Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8 is the best Samsung phone you'll never own

Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8 is the best Samsung phone you'll never own

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced a special edition of its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone to celebrate its partnership with the Winter Olympics. Sadly though, you'll never be able to get your hands on one... unless you are either competing in the Games, know someone who... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 release date rumoured by reliable source

Samsung Galaxy S9 release date rumoured by reliable source

By Max Langridge

After much speculation and even a highly suggestive comment from Samsung president DJ Koh, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will indeed be unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month, and will be officially released a month later on 16 March. Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery capacity revealed

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery capacity revealed

By Rik Henderson

After a massive leak last week, which allegedly revealed most of the specifications of the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 on the back of a pictured box, we now think we know the battery capacity too.An image of what is said to be the phone's retail packaging... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 box reveals specs of the upcoming flagship

Samsung Galaxy S9 box reveals specs of the upcoming flagship

By Max Langridge

A leaked image of an alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 retail box has appeared on Reddit and revealed various specs and features of the upcoming device. A lot of the specs have been teased and leaked already, so to see them on what appears to be a legitimate... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A8 initial review: The S8 experience for much less

Samsung Galaxy A8 initial review: The S8 experience for much less

By Dan Grabham

We love flagship phones, but there's a reason that shelling out for a Galaxy S8 or iPhone 8 can seem a bit of a folly. Why? Because mid-range phones are getting so good. Honor. Moto. Lenovo. Nokia. All produced very decent Android-based devices last year.Samsung... Read more

Samsung's new QLED TVs may have black levels to rival OLED

Samsung's new QLED TVs may have black levels to rival OLED

By Max Langridge

We were a underwhelmed by Samsung's press conference at this year's CES. The manufacturer usually comes out all guns blazing, unveiling an entire new range of TVs for the year ahead. While we were shown "The Wall", a 146-inch MicroLED prototype TV, regular... Read more

What is MicroLED? The TV technology to take on OLED explained

What is MicroLED? The TV technology to take on OLED explained

By Max Langridge

Just when we thought TV screen technologies had plateaued, CES 2018 introduced a new one: MicroLED. It's not a totally brand new technology, but it's now being championed by Samsung - Apple has shown an interest too - so is expected to take off in a big... Read more

Want a 2018 Samsung TV? You'll have to wait until March for the new line-up to be announced

Want a 2018 Samsung TV? You'll have to wait until March for the new line-up to be announced

By Chris Hall

Samsung surprised many at CES 2018 by not really announcing any new products. There was talk at the annual press conference about connectivity and a vision of a connected world, but aside from 14 new models of the Family Hub fridge, very little was said... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 confirmed to launch at MWC 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 confirmed to launch at MWC 2018

By Max Langridge

After months of speculation, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will indeed be unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February, after DJ Koh, the president of Samsung's mobile division, confirmed the news at CES 2018. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone to begin production in November

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone to begin production in November

By Max Langridge

Samsung has been rumoured to be producing a smartphone with a foldable, bendable screen for a few years now but have yet to see any final product. That may all be finally set to change at the end of this year, as sources speaking to Korean news outlet... Read more

Samsung Notebook 9 Pen is a Galaxy Note-like hybrid for US students

Samsung Notebook 9 Pen is a Galaxy Note-like hybrid for US students

By Elyse Betters

Samsung announced a bunch of laptops for CES 2018, but there was only one stand-out machine for Americans: the Notebook 9 Pen.This is essentially a laptop and a Galaxy Note hybrid. It's a silver, 13.3-inch laptop with rounded edges. It looks rather meh,... Read more

Samsung's 2018 TVs will let you set them up using your smartphone

Samsung's 2018 TVs will let you set them up using your smartphone

By Chris Hall

Samsung has announced its new line-up of QLED TVs during its CES 2018 event, but the most exciting thing isn't this new range of sexy TVs, it's one clever thing that Samsung has done to make using these TVs easier.That's right, it has streamlined the... Read more

Samsung: 'All our devices will be connected and intelligent by 2020'

Samsung: 'All our devices will be connected and intelligent by 2020'

By Dan Grabham

Samsung says all its devices will not only be connected by 2020, they will be intelligent. Announcing the 2020 "intelligence of things" on stage at CES 2018, Samsung said its key aim was to bring better connected experiences for people.Samsung first announced... Read more

Samsung CES 2018 press conference: How to watch it live now

Samsung CES 2018 press conference: How to watch it live now

By Elyse Betters

In today's CES 2018 press conference Samsung will "share its vision for an intelligent and seamless Internet of Things (IoT) experience for all". It will help kick off the world's-largest consumer electronics trade show with a 45-minute keynote address,... Read more

You'll be able to buy an 8K Samsung QLED TV later this year

You'll be able to buy an 8K Samsung QLED TV later this year

By Rik Henderson

During CES 2018, Samsung will fully unveil an 85-inch 8K QLED TV, the Q9S, which we can't wait to when we attend the consumer electronics trade show.What's particularly special about it is, while 8K televisions have debuted at CES before, they have been... Read more

Samsung Family Hub smart fridge adds Bixby and SmartThings control for 2018

Samsung Family Hub smart fridge adds Bixby and SmartThings control for 2018

By Rik Henderson

Samsung will be continuing its Family Hub refrigerator range into 2018, with the addition of new smart features as it comes under attack from the LG Instaview ThinQ rival.Like models from previous years, the Samsung Family Hub features a large touchscreen... Read more

Samsung unveils 'The Wall': The world's first MicroLED TV, set to take on OLED

Samsung unveils 'The Wall': The world's first MicroLED TV, set to take on OLED

By Mike Lowe

Over the last few years there's been a war between OLED and LED-backlit TVs. Samsung has opted for the latter, with its own QLED technology, which delivers the brightest picture going - but can't negate the need for a backlight and, therefore, has been... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 to get Dolby Atmos support with Android Oreo

Samsung Galaxy S8 to get Dolby Atmos support with Android Oreo

By Max Langridge

A full, final build of Android 8.0 Oreo is due to be released for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ around the end of January and following a leaked early build, it seems the new software will bring with it support for Dolby Atmos audio. When is Android Oreo... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get latest Exynos 9 with facial recognition security features

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get latest Exynos 9 with facial recognition security features

By Max Langridge

Samsung has revealed details about the Exynos 9810, the latest 9 series processor that brings with it a raft of upgrades over the previous Exynos 8895 that can be found in select models of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date,... Read more

Wow! Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ hands-on pic leaked

Wow! Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ hands-on pic leaked

By Elyse Betters

We're two days into 2018 and already the new year is treating us well.Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in early 2018, so, of course, the leaks are coming full force, starting with renders from this morning, and, now, the first hands-on... Read more

Official looking renders give us our clearest look yet at the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Official looking renders give us our clearest look yet at the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

By Max Langridge

We've already seen a few leaked renders of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, but a fresh set, that look almost-official, add yet more weight to the final design of both phones.The renders have been leaked to Chinese social site Weibo, the source of many... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 FCC sighting could suggest imminent arrival

Samsung Galaxy S9 FCC sighting could suggest imminent arrival

By Max Langridge

We already knew the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ were going to arrive in 2018, but their launch, or unveiling at least, may have just been given a catalyst after they were spotted at the FCC. They have been given the model numbers SM-G960F and SM-965F, with... Read more

Samsung Gear Sport review: Health-tracking in a compact and capable package
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Samsung Gear Sport review: Health-tracking in a compact and capable package

By Cam Bunton

Samsung is in an interesting place with wearables. It's been making them for years and, since switching to making exclusively Tizen-based watches and wrist-worn bands, is making some of the best smartwatches around. The Gear S3 from earlier in 2017 was... Read more

Samsung NW700 Soundbar Sound+ is a skinny soundbar sans sub that will be unveiled at CES

Samsung NW700 Soundbar Sound+ is a skinny soundbar sans sub that will be unveiled at CES

By Max Langridge

Samsung has announced that it will be taking its brand new soundbar to CES in Las Vegas in January. Called the NW700 Soundbar Sound+, it replaces the MS650 Sound+ from 2017. A number of changes have been made since the MS650, including a serious diet,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

Samsung has announced the Galaxy A8, a new mid-range device that adopts some of the S8's skills.If the A8 name sounds familiar, that's because there was a phone launched in 2015 of the same name. Well rest assured, this is a whole lot more exciting than... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A8 brings Infinity Display and a dual-lens front camera to the mid-range market

Samsung Galaxy A8 brings Infinity Display and a dual-lens front camera to the mid-range market

By Max Langridge

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy A8 as its latest mid-range smartphone, but with specs to trouble the very best flagships out there. The two headline features of the A8 are its 5.6-inch 1920 x 2220 18.5:9 Infinity display and a dual-lens front-facing... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to retain single-lens camera, only S9+ to get dual-lens

Samsung Galaxy S9 to retain single-lens camera, only S9+ to get dual-lens

By Max Langridge

Samsung may reserve of the of the biggest feature changes for the Galaxy S-series of smartphones for the larger S9+ when it launches in 2018. That is, a dual-lens camera, which up until now has only ever appeared on the Galaxy Note 8. Samsung Galaxy S9... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 could come with a larger 3,200mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy S9 could come with a larger 3,200mAh battery

By Max Langridge

Rumours and leaks surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S9 have really ramped up in the last few days. We've seen some renders that reveal a repositioned fingerprint scanner and a new dual-lens camera, and its launch date may be pinned down to Mobile World Congress... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 will be unveiled at MWC 2018, and this is what it will look like

Samsung Galaxy S9 will be unveiled at MWC 2018, and this is what it will look like

By Max Langridge

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 and S9+ on 27 February at Mobile World Congress, according to Korean news outlet The Bell, and translated by MySmartPrice. The site has a small table showing the unveiling and launch dates of the previous Galaxy S flagships... Read more

Samsung's Bixby smart speaker: What's the story so far?

Samsung's Bixby smart speaker: What's the story so far?

By Elyse Betters

Leaks and rumours from the past year will have you believe that a Bixby-powered smart speaker is on the way.Samsung is reportedly developing such a device, and if the latest news is true, we'll see it arrive sometime in 2018. It's early days still, so... Read more

Unboxing a refurbished Samsung Galaxy S7 - how new-looking is it?

Unboxing a refurbished Samsung Galaxy S7 - how new-looking is it?

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Previously, Quick Mobile Fix sent us a refurbished iPhone to check out, to see if it looks and feels like a new phone. This time out, it’s a Galaxy S7 in pristine condition bundle.To keep the phone extra secure, the actual phone itself shipped in a... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 schematics reaffirm repositioned fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 schematics reaffirm repositioned fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

Just a day after we finally saw some renders of the Samsung Galaxy S9, some schematic drawings have appeared on Chinese social site Weibo, often the source of many accurate smartphone leaks, that confirm the next flagship will get a new-look back panel.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get much-improved iris scanning

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get much-improved iris scanning

By Max Langridge

A report fresh out of Korea has said that Samsung will give the Galaxy S9 and S9+ a much improved iris scanner over the Galaxy S8, which will be used to provide extra security for sensitive information. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far?... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ leaked renders reveal repositioned fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ leaked renders reveal repositioned fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

We're likely only a few months away from the official launch of Samsung's next flagship devices, the Galaxy S9 and S9+, yet we've only just seen our first set of renders. The renders have been created by Samsungmobile.News and are based on a now removed... Read more

Forget your password? No worries, just let Samsung scan your palm

Forget your password? No worries, just let Samsung scan your palm

By Elyse Betters

Samsung is looking into a new way of verifying your identity and, oddly, reminding you of your password should you ever forget it.The company, which already offers biometric-based unlocking technologies on its devices, ranging from facial recognition... Read more

Amazing Samsung QLED and 4K HDR TV Black Friday deals, get up to £600 off

Amazing Samsung QLED and 4K HDR TV Black Friday deals, get up to £600 off

By Rik Henderson

There are thousands of bargains during the Black Friday sales period, but few products offer as spectacular savings as TVs. So if you're in the market for a new 4K HDR telly, you won't get a better time to buy.Samsung is one of the leaders in the field... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR headset for just £379, grab a bargain before it's gone...

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR headset for just £379, grab a bargain before it's gone...

By Mike Lowe

It's Black Friday, so tis the season to grab a bargain.John Lewis is offering a cracker: the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone, in gold finish, for just £379 - check out the deal here.Not only that, the handset comes with a Samsung Gear VR headset to dive... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 not expected to undergo radical redesign, incremental updates expected instead

Samsung Galaxy S9 not expected to undergo radical redesign, incremental updates expected instead

By Max Langridge

Samsung isn't expected to make too many drastic changes to the design of the Galaxy S9, instead relying on the largely successful design of the Galaxy S8, at least, that's according to usually reliable leaker Evan Blass. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's... Read more

Samsung seems to confirm foldable Galaxy X is real in support page

Samsung seems to confirm foldable Galaxy X is real in support page

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has inadvertently confirmed it is planning a device that was previously only rumoured: the Galaxy X.Thanks to a support page on Samsung’s own website (via Mobiel Kope and LetsGoDigital), details about the Galaxy X have surfaced online. The support... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 set for early-2018 reveal?

Samsung Galaxy S9 set for early-2018 reveal?

By Max Langridge

Samsung may launch the Galaxy S9 flagship earlier in the year in 2018 than the S8, according to Twitter user Ricciolo1, who has been accurate with leaks and predictions in the past. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What’s the story so far?  Not only does... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 may be bundled with AKG Bluetooth buds

Samsung Galaxy S9 may be bundled with AKG Bluetooth buds

By Max Langridge

We're still a fair few months away from the Samsung Galaxy S9 official launch - which we expect to be towards the end of March - but the rumours keep coming. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far? The latest comes from Twitter user IceUniverse -... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could be codenamed 'Crown', could be the king of phablets

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could be codenamed 'Crown', could be the king of phablets

By Max Langridge

Samsung is already thought to be working on the Note 9, the next phablet in the long-running Note series. Two employees from Samsung's Global Product Planning Group have confirmed the phone is already in the planning stages. Samsung Galaxy Note 9: What's... Read more

Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 rolling out now

Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 rolling out now

By Max Langridge

Samsung has officially confirmed that Android 8.0 Oreo is now rolling out in beta form to Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets in the UK, US and Korea. Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus: Which should you choose?  Arriving alongside Android 8.0 is a beta version of... Read more

The Samsung Galaxy battery case that lets you keep on talking

The Samsung Galaxy battery case that lets you keep on talking

By Pocket-lint Promotion

We've all been there, got to the end of the evening only to find that we've used our smartphone too much during the day and the battery has gone flat. No Uber for you then.But it doesn't have to be that way. The Brexlink Samsung Galaxy S8 battery case... Read more

Get $50 off a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 battery case with Brexlink

Get $50 off a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 battery case with Brexlink

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Galaxy Note 8 owners looking to make their smartphone last even longer can now do so thanks to the Brexlink Galaxy Note 8 Battery Case.The new case offers a whopping 5500mAh of charging capability, more than enough to fully recharge your Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9's rear panel will "change a lot" according to latest rumours

Samsung Galaxy S9's rear panel will "change a lot" according to latest rumours

By Max Langridge

Rumours surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus come in constant waves, and the latest all relate to the rear of the phones. Twitter user and previously reliable tipster Ice Universe has said "the back of the Galaxy S9 will change a lot". However,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get dedicated neural engine for AI tasks

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get dedicated neural engine for AI tasks

By Max Langridge

As it has done with previous versions of the Galaxy flagship, Samsung will release the Galaxy S9 and S9+ with different processors depending on region. The US variants will apparently get Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor, while versions released elsewhere... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus battery tips

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus battery tips

By Pocket-lint Promotion

There is nothing worse than getting to the end of your work day and realising that you've got just minutes left on your phone before it turns into an expensive black brick in your pocket or bag.But fear not, there are a few simple tips you can follow,... Read more